Women got their yearly reminder this week of how far we still have to go in the workplace as the world celebrated Equal Pay Day. Each April, we’re bombarded with the humbling data that we still make far less than our male counterparts for doing the same work.
For me, feminism is all about having the choice to be whoever you want.
As our cover feature today and several hot-button stories from around the country this week shows, finding out who you are starts as a child – boy or girl.
In my two years as SheSays editor, I’ve seen my share of photos of females.
Recently, when trying to find a compelling image to tell the often-faceless story of military sexual trauma, I typed the words “women, military” into iStock.com for inspiration.
The menus offered to children by most U.S. restaurant chains have too many calories, too much salt or fat, and often not a hint of vegetables or fruit, according to a study by the Center for Science in the Public Interest.
LONDON – Monitoring patients at home using modern technology, so-called “telehealth,” is tipped as the next big thing in healthcare, but a new study by British researchers suggests it may not be worth the extra expense.
That toasty warm building in winter may not just be psychologically comforting. According to a UK study, improving buildings to enhance “thermal comfort” – with central heating or insulation, for instance – pays off in both physical and mental wellbeing.
If you’re watching TV, stay away from the pretzels or chips, alluring as the temptation may be. People who eat meals or snacks while watching TV, playing games or reading tend to consume more calories in a sitting, and especially later in the day, according to a UK review of two dozen past studies.
LONDON – Increasing the minimum price of alcohol by 10 percent can lead to immediate and significant drops in drink-related deaths and may also have long-term beneficial health effects, according to a study published on Thursday.
TORONTO – Looking for new friends or dinner partners? A new smartphone app is designed to help people connect to others to set up groups for dinners.
The app, GrubTonight, links hungry and adventurous smartphone users for dinners, fun evenings and friendship.
American elementary school teachers reward girls with higher grades for behaving better in class than boys and for paying attention, according to a new study that may be the first of its kind in comparing grades, standardized tests and behavior.
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